Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA)

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History

Dec 1981. Incorporated 1997.

Aims

As an international scholarly organization, represent American Indian linguistics through the scientific study of the languages of the native people of North, Central and South America.

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Activities

Organizes: annual winter meeting, held in alternate years with the American Anthropological Association and with the Linguistic Society of America; meetings; workshops. Makes annual Mary R Haas Book Award for, and publishes, a previously unpublished monograph judged to be a significant contribution to knowledge of American indigenous languages.

Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 37 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Minority, Indigenous Groups
  • Research, Standards
    • Study
  • Language
    • Languages

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

N6342

Last News Received

2018
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